The Photographers Gallery, London9th Sept - 25th Oct 2020
On the 9th September 2020 business will begin to return to normal at The Photographers Gallery in London. They will be showing an exhibition of new works by Julie Cockburn.
Julie Cockburn is known for re-imagining and re-configuring found objects and vintage photographs. At first glance, her subjects appear to be shrouded in randomly placed coloured blobs. However, closer inspection reveals a series of carefully placed and meticulously stitched embroidery.
The graphically embroidered alterations to the original images sometimes completely cover the subject, other times they playfully jump into frame in an otherwise tranquil landscape. Their placement may often seem random, but ...